Here is a great book that will get you closer to the “front
lines” more so than any other book. I’ve had the opportunity to look through it
and I can tell you it’s a good one. This would be a great gift for those
warriors you know that have been there. Check out the below….
Marine Sgt. Ross Gundlach said he wasn’t going to cry in uniform.
His were among the few dry eyes today in the State Capitol rotunda.
Dozens of people, including Gov. Terry Branstad, attended a surprise
reunion (video below) between Gundlach and Casey, a golden Labrador that served with him in Afghanistan.
You may have read about Taylor Morris here. However, another great website called The Chive, picked up on this story and ran with it and ran big. Look through the picture progression below, then read on.
You may remember this
story about Sgt. Al Brenner who like many of our wounded warriors, find themselves
in a hard place only to have some turn to suicide. I contacted the warrior
after I heard of his story and as an update, he now has a home! Al has broken
the code on the specifics in making a difference and wants to tell the world. I
wonder why the government & country he went to war for isn’t listening to
him? This is one Marine making a difference and he tells us how below.
If you are watching this and are home or at most at work, remember, your Monday isn't really that bad. You are not dealing with extreme weather, crappy environment or even more so, people trying to kill you. Kinda puts the "bad Monday" in perspective now doesnt it? Remember those fighting, many have forgot we are here.
I used to be adventurous with Mother’s Day gifts. One year I gave
my mom a few strawberry bushes that she could plant in the backyard. It
seemed really sweet until the ensuing rash on her hands made it clear
that she was allergic to strawberries, and the ensuing patch of lifeless
brown dirt made it clear that strawberries don’t grow in Boston in the